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Jul 12, 2013 8:00pm PDT
farm bill. the obama administration searches for a diplomatic resolution in egypt. >> there is a crisis in egypt. gwen: and the politics at home have complicated. n texas, where the uproar over abortion rights have spread to other states, as in new york, where voters are being asked to test their powers of forgiveness. >> i would like to serve again. gwen: covering the week, alan gomez of "usa today," peter baker of "the new york times." karen tumulty of the "washington post," and beth reinhard of "national journal." >> award winning reporting and analysis. covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we went out and asked people a simple question -- how old is the oldest person you've known. we gave people a sticker and had them show us. a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90's and that's a great thing. one thing that hasn't changed, the official retirement age. how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years? >>
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Jul 12, 2013 7:00pm EDT
maneuver to aid the obama administration dealings with the uncooperative afghani president carter site and for the president to disengage from the most frustrating for a policy failure. jennifer griffin has our report. >> "the new york times" exclusive said it tapped -- tongues wagging saying is that having obama consider the zero tripp option. appalling all troops from afghanistan leaving nine behind after 2014. >> the white house has made clear there is the zero option on the table. >> the state department pointed to the gina marie eight conference call that on the eve of president karzai visit to washington d.c.'' the president does not view these as a goal to keep troops in afghanistan. >> it is important to note we stated here, i think here but in public in january that's it was an option. >> it was a shot across the about. the president is very upset at the karzai attitude in the fracturing relationship but he wants to say he still has the option to pull out the american rug from underneath him. >> that videoconference between the president and karzai would tip the balance civic
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Jul 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
it inexplicable why president obama continued to support morsi. >> at every turn the obama administration did the wrong thing. they should have pressures morsi. they didn't say a thing. then when mubarak started getting street call p crowds and calls for his ouster, what did the administration do? they flipped sides. then morsi comes in and starts to dismantle the democracy. now that there is a chance that he could make the economy recover. they are cutting off aid. gregg: if egypt gets a do-over it gives barack obama another chance to get it wrong. heather: we have more information on the plane crash in san francisco. was it all pilot error? >> the search for dozen of people unaccounted for after a massive train explosion. the latest details straight ahead. lobster's just $14.99. start your feast with a choice of soup, then salad, plus biscuits! next, choose one of nine amazing entrees like new coconut and citrus grilled sim or linguini with shrimp and scallops. then finish with dessert. your four course seafood feast, just $14.99. [ mortazavi ] everything needs to be picture perfect. i'm re
Jul 9, 2013 12:00am PDT
has jumped in and to try to make something happen here. how do you grade the obama administration about the seriousness between these talks? think they are totally committed for the search. thereatly appreciate president goes the effort, secretary of state hillary clinton, and we appreciate all their efforts and we view them as partners in the search for historic peace. during the first term, the administration tried a certain way to get the peace. we froze settlement construction for 10 months. hillary clinton called it unprecedented and it was to give the palestinians back to the negotiating table. they did not avail themselves of that opportunity. since then, they have not been able to return to the negotiating table. the secretary kerry has very intensely fought to get them back to the table. all the core issues, these are tough tory easy. we believe we can address all of those issues and reach a creative solution. no diminishing on the part of the administration. has beentary of state very committed. tavis: let me ask if they're the right people at the table. you can only mak
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Jul 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
minutes. >>> the obama administration here in america's news headquarters is backing off some requirements of the affordable care act. you know, obamacare. now scaling back the rules and verifying consumers' income and insurance stat us, just days after the administration announced it is delaying the employer mandate of the health care overhaul, how much of this is even left? let's bring in our political panel, former president of women's media center, fox news contributor. angela mcglowen. great to see both of you. >> good to see you, too. >> you know on the campaign trail the president promised that everybody would get health insurance and then came obama care. now, little by little, parts of it are being chiseled away or delayed because of the difficulty in implementing it. where does that leave the american people who need that coverage? >> well, you are absolutely right. the american people do need that coverage and that's why it is for that we have our government operating effectively and efficiently and in making sure that this law is doing what it was intended to do. so -- if that
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Jul 11, 2013 7:00pm EDT
to that the obama administration still refuses to call a coup. marking the shift in white house policy for press secretary said suspending aid to egypt would not be in the best interest of the united states. "the new york times" reporting egyptians are seeing some improvement in their daily life he had life. gasoline lines dawn, power outages have ended, and police are back on the streets assuring public safety. the times reporting that that suggests a campaign by former mubaraks supporters to undermine morsi, a campaign that was obviously successful. the latest party newspaper report on in as a surveillance claims microsoft played a major role in helping the federal government obtained data on its users. according to the guardian, microsoft held both the nsa and the fbi get around its encryption so that the agencies did access outlook, hormel, and video. that affirmation, reportedly provided by liquor edward snowden whose whereabouts remain unknown. the latest that edward snowden may have been on regularly scheduled flight from moscow to cuba after one flight took an unusual route mysteriously
Jul 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
the relationship that he has with the obama administration. so, the russians will be happy to see this come to an end, but we're still not sure how long it's going to take. >> all right, thank you so much. okay, now, on to egypt. we just reported a moment ago that now, we understand according to reuters reporting that the opposition leader there in egypt has been summoned to the presidential palace and that the interim president wants to lead some talks with him and apparently, he may be pinted the interim prime minister of the country of egypt. all of this taking place just days after the ousting of mohammed morsi. carl is in cairo. we've seen for the past few days masses of people. those supporting morsi and those supporting -- >> reporter: outside the headquarters of the republican guard building. wire here separating the military on one side. the significance of that building is that is where we believe the deposed president morsi is still being held under arrest. if you lock across here, then what you can see are thousands, possibly even tens of thousands of supporters of the deposed p
Jul 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
. peace on earth. god bless you. host: craig in north carolina. the obama administration don't want to read it it made a mistake -- made ao admit they mistake. if they do, they will have to pull back the money they are giving the muslim brotherhood, but they do not want to do that. they want to support them. i did not think we ought to be supporting them anyway. over there.they do that is the way it is. times""the washington -- here is what the white house folks -- white house press secretary had to say of the issue of money to egypt. the timel take necessary to review what has taken place and monitor efforts by the egyptian authorities to include a democratic way forward. as we do, we will review our requirements under the law and do so consistent with the policy objectives. yesterdaycarney talking about the money and whether or not like some have said we should stop the money to egypt call it a coup. naperville, illinois. independent calller. what do you think? i wanted to ask and say missed thethe u.s. ball. they should have been more helpful to the democratic election -- the dem
Jul 10, 2013 3:00am PDT
of the news of the day including does the obama administration make a serious mistake by delaying implementation of obamacare and giving republicans a big opening? talk about that next right here on the "full court press." >> announcer: connect with the "bill press show" on twitter. follow us at bpshow and tweet using the hashtag watching bp. this is the "bill press show." >> if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. current tv is the place for true stories. with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines. real, gripping, current. documentaries... on current tv. >> bill: 14 minutes before the top of the hour on a wednesday july 10. he
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Jul 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
military's ouster of president mohammed morsi. white house press secretary jay carney says the obama administration is not willing to call this move a coup. >> we'll take the time necessary to review what has taken place and monitor effort by egyptian authorities to forge an inclose yuf and democratic way forward. i think it would not be in the best interests of the united states to immediately change our assistance programs to egypt. not just i, we think it would not in the best interests of the united states to do that. martha: let's see what kentucky senator rand paul thinks about this. welcome back to the program. what's your reaction to what jay carney had to say? >> let me translate what jay carney is saying. he's saying i'm going to ignore the law. the law says that when a military coup happens foreign aid should end. we are not suppose to be in favor of supporting military overthrow of democrat you canally elected government. i'm no fan of the muslim brotherhood because i don't think they should have been given money because they appeared after a military coup as well. the pr
Jul 7, 2013 7:00am EDT
medical association. businesses get a break before the health mandate. the obama administration, rolling back part of their enforcement plan for the federal health care law. what was supposed to happen in 2014? what has been changed? guest: we still have the situation for most individuals will be required to purchase whorance, but employers, were also supposed to have a requirement beginning then as well, they will no longer be required to have that mandate on january 1. lawyers were supposed to, on january 1, here again we are talking about employers over 50. for was not a requirement smaller employers, it was a requirement for larger employers, offering their employees some kind of coverage with a minimum set of benefits or pay a penalty. somewhere between 2000 and $3,000 per worker after the first 30 years. talking about $2,000 to $3,000 per worker. you mention that people generally still need to have insurance in 2014, that has not changed? guest: correct. host: but the element has changed. why did the obama administration will this back? guest: there were a couple of blog posts that
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Jul 13, 2013 10:00am EDT
of the obama administration. but we do know that saudi arabia and kuwait, among others, providing substantial aid to the egyptians with the fall of the morsi government. do you look upon that development as a positive one. not only for egypt itself, a time when it desperately needs that money but also nfor the region. >> lou, i believe it is positive. it's positive because it's good to have the arab states, the other regional countries that can provide, have the ability to provide funding to do so and relieve the burden on the united states and some of the other western countries that may have fulfilled that requirement in the past. i think that is a good sign. then we should, i think, just kind of sit back a and see how things turn out. that doesn't mean you turn your back because that will destabilizes our relations in the area. just stand back and wait until we provide aid again. >> the administration considering a zero option that is with the withdrawal of all of our troops from afghanistan next year. a wise course? >> i don't think so. i know we did that in vietnam. haven't been a part o
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Jul 7, 2013 11:00am PDT
editorial report. i'm paul gigot. the obama administration said this week it will postpo
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Jul 10, 2013 8:00am PDT
things are out. >>> the obama administration in the meantime announced its latest effort to enroll people in the new health care law. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius said $150 million will go to community health centers to help sign people up for coverage. this is happening at the same time house republicans are pushing for a vote to delay the individual mandate because the employer mandate is also delayed. >>> house republicans want to dramatically reduce the budget for the irs by up to $3 billion. this comes as lawmakers craft a new government spending bill. a live report on that new showdown is coming up. jon: another major story we're keeping an eye on in, tropical storm chantal. it is moving rapidly, barreling toward the dominican republic and haiti, threatening to bring a lot of rain and potential flooding to that island. meteorologist maria molina in the fox weather center. >> reporter: yes, that's right, we're tracking chan that'll, and we did get an update on the forecast track, and now we're thinking the storm system should track farther westward, so we'll
Jul 9, 2013 11:00pm PDT
with a look at recent events in the middle east and afghanistan and the obama administration's response. mark halperin is joined by andrea mitchell of nbc news and times." >> look, i think the overriding priority for the obama national security team is really one of stability, trying to keep the relationship from rupturing and trying to keep violence from spreading even worse than it has in the streets of cairo. you don't see them out there banging the drums and denouncing with full fury what's happening there. you don't see them criticizing even president morsi with full... either. they're trying very much to play a quiet game. president obama hasn't said one word in public about this yet. he's issued only a written statement expressing deep disappointment. his spokesman has called for calm and condemned violence. >> we continue tonight with the ongoing saga of n.s.a. leaker edward snowden. i'll be talking with people on both sides of that debate from the intelligence community to privacy advocates. philip mudd, rotenberg, jesselyn radack and timothy murphy. >> and what has been revealed by
Jul 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
was working towards a one-person, one-coalition, one-party government. and so the obama administration, time and time and time again, sent morsi warnings. you have to work with the opposition. and they did this for months. even leading up to the overthrow, if that's what we're going to call it, or the coup if that's what we're going to call it, and morsi time and time again snatched what would you say, snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. i mean he did everything wrong he could possibly do. >> right. >> to lead to this terrible conclusion. so while we're sitting here talking about what a horrible outcome it is, and it is a horrible outcome, a lot of the burden, a lot of the responsibility lands at the feet of morsi. "the new york times" quoted members of the muslim brotherhood that said if i weren't a member of the muslim brotherhood i would think this guy was trying to set himself up as dictator. >> sam made the good point earlier that morsi is going to be the one to watch and what he does, whether he throws his weight behind some semblance of stability will tell us about whether his l
Jul 10, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. these are wasteful programs that the g.a.o., the government accountability office and even the obama administration have no track record of success. in his 2012 budget, president obama eliminated federal funding for the denali commission, and his argument was that the projects are not funded through a free market or merit-based system. additionally the white house noted that there are 29 other federal programs capable of fulfilling this commission's mandate. i would submit that this is also the case for a number of other commissions, for example, the ap latchian regional commission, the northern border regional commission and the southeast crescent regional commission, all of which we reduced. of particular note and concern is the recent report from the denali commission, the inspector general stated that $100 million is missing from the bank accounts. in his 2012 semi-annual report to congress, the inspector general recounted his attempts to track down the lost funds, unsuccessfully and he recommended that congress not re-authorize the commission in light of this mismanagement. like citizens again
Jul 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
the obama administration. you can read it online. it says rejig -- it says -- that is this morning from "the weekly standard." ed is joining us from georgia on the republican mind. caller: i do not think congress is broken. i didn't think the american people -- i do think the american people do not realize that by 2050 we are going to have half a billion people here in the united states with immigration the way it is going. where are we going to get half a million jobs by 2050? the democrats are crazy, they want to build this country up with people. they are leading people in this country every year and by 20 if the we are going to have half a billion people. also gears.nt is we are going to beat in a bunch of trouble. keep letting more people in and pretty soon we will all be drags. this suggestion -- we are going to do so in just a couple of minutes. we will show you some -- we will share with you some of the comments by republicans and democrats a decade ago. all of this is leading up to a closed-door meeting on monday at 6:00 in the old senate chamber. time magazine out this weekend with
Jul 6, 2013 8:00am PDT
and risk threatening the relationship that he does have with the obama administration. so the russians will be very happy to see this come to an end, but we're still not sure how long it's going to take. >> thank you for that. >>> the george zimmerman murder trial resumes monday morning with the defense continuing its case. defense attorneys are trying to prove zimmerman shot martin in self-defense. prosecutors calleded 38 witnesses to try to prove other wise. let's bring in jean casarez from sanford, florida. the strategy of the defense, call the mother of george zimmerman on the same day the prosecution called trayvon's mom. this now gives the jury a lot to think about. >> this jury of mothers, right, because it is women at this point that will be the deliberating jurors. five out of the six are mothers. and as i said in this courtroom and sabrina was the first to take the stand. i just thought where does she get the strength. she tweeted yesterday asking god to give her the strength and she did and the jury got to learn a little bit about her. college graduate, major was english. sh
Jul 8, 2013 12:00pm EDT
by the white house to say the obama administration would not consider this until the economy had fully recovered. host: how would it work? guest: in principle, it is simple. in practice, is more complicated. in principle, you would pay a fee based on the amounts that you drive, perhaps varying by time of day or which highway you are driving on. if you are driving on an interstate highway on the inbound leg at rush hour, he would be paying a higher per ile fee than if you were driving late in the evening or the early morning hours of a road that was not otherwise congested. host: how would the government trucks that? guest: that is a big to tell you would have to figure out. it is used for tolling in germany right now. he germans have a high standard of privacy protection. i was in germany and took a tour of the system. they have a good system that charges tolls on the trucks but does not retain data for tracking purposes. when the billing is resolved, the data is destroyed and are retained. one issue applying this in the u.s. is the privacy issue. is the government going to be watching
Jul 13, 2013 10:00am EDT
president obama and his administration, particularly the dhs and the department of justice for the assistance that boston received before, after, and during this event. the funding set a framework for multiple jurisdictions to work with one another in a highly effective manner. these agencies included "urban shield" training and collaborating on sunday -- scenarios that are similar. this associate in the efficiency and success of the subsequent investigation. this type of procedures reveal operational issues and allow us to correct them. there were also highly trained and was in the boston intelligence center that were critical decision-making and deployment of information flow. boston received important technology that would not have been possible without federal funding. vehicles and robots -- contribute to the safety of public officers and the success of the investigation. all agencies and trainees work as soon as he as possible on the ground. it is clear that there is a need for an improvement in information sharing. policies and practices for information and intelligen
Jul 8, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. >> what has the obama administration said about the house bill? if it gets too it his desk. i do not know how the two will meet, but the chambers will pass the bill. >> what can you tell about the amendment process on the house bill? >> it is an appropriations bill. it could be a loss of messaging bills. republicans have come out in favor of fossil fuel energy, natural gas, coal, oil. they want more funding for that type of research. less for clean energy. look for bills -- for amendments to that effect. >> it is an open amendment bill. what does that mean? anything that is germane to energy, the water issues can be filed as an amendment to this bill. there could be a lot of things coming down the pike, but we will have to see what those might be. >> you mentioned the levels in past years from this he built. what are the differences? >> the spending level is about $2.8 billion less than what was enacted last year, and it is about $4.1 billion less than what the president has proposed in this year's budget. to differences come down clean energy and overall cuts to get under sequestration l
Jul 10, 2013 7:00am EDT
the government, particularly under the obama administration. it is a difficult path for and eight republican with a national profile to try and tell them what to do. i feel every time i talk to a house republican, they are mostly listened to their constituents back, and their fellow members. host: we will be covering the george w. bush speech on immigration here on c-span. go to our website,, for more details. to orashington post"added lapage says -- -- editorial page says -- do the politics of this play into this discussion at all? either from leadership or the rank and file? guest: absolutely, is more a political question right now than it is policy. the members of the house don't want to be told what to do by the senate regardless of what the senate is doing and what the topic is. before you get to the problematic issue of a little brother will not follow the older brothers point of view. the politics of this are really critical. there are members inside the house republican caucus who would like to see more immigration in the country and they believe it is good for the economy
Jul 6, 2013 3:00am PDT
. any comment from the obama administration? >> pam and victor, so far all is quiet here in washington. no comment coming from the white house and no comment from the state department on both countries' offer of asylum to edward snowden. the president is spenti inspend weekend at camp david, but it is likely a working vacation and he is likely following these latest developments. pam? victor? >> u.s. officials, they really can't be shocked by this, although there is, in name, new leadership in venezuela. venezuela has always been an adversary to the u.s., right? >> well, as fred mentioned here, you know, does this mean that he's scot-free? will he make his way to venezuela? this is what we can tell you. it's his best option at this point, but whether it's venezuela or nicaragua, it becomes -- that becomes snowden's safe haven, the united states has had a rocky, rocky relationship with both countries because both latin american countries of their relationship with iran. we know that either way you slice it, the united states will have very little sway as far as where he ends up, whether
Jul 12, 2013 10:30pm EDT
than it was before. that was important. it spurred a response from the obama administration. i think by the end of it he was wear and i don't think he's excited to run down and do that again anytime soon. but it was a great opportunity and i think a lesson for a lot of people. and one of the roles of the senate is talking, getting people involved, getting people to think about issue that is they may not have thought about before. >> if i could just comment, to meet the glory of the senate are the people like rand paul. i remember when senator william approximate mire left the senate. he had singlehandedly stopped a project called the sst and he had done it by talking. it is something that the house has no rule that allows people to talk. only the senate has a rule that allows people to talk. and if you get rid of that, to me you have gotten rid of the senate. >> i would just add, it's not just talking, right. we've already seen the restriction in your ability to propose amendments, germane or otherwise on the floor. that's going to continue even more if they get rid of the filibuster
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Jul 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
they have to do is find an interim person they feel most comfortable w however, the obama administration has been on the fence with this so often. having john kerry out on a boat when this uprising is occurring has not set a good precedent for this. the united states has a responsibility of looking at this funding. the military in egypt has been one of our strongest allies since 1979. that is very important for us with our israeli friends and allies in the region. we must protect the suez canal. before we go stopping the funding senator mccain wants us to do, we have to look at the ramifications. >> see where the white house comes down on this elbaradei move. >> great expertise this morning, we appreciate it. >> thanks for having me. >> coming up on the show, you may remember him as the pilot behind mire kell on the hudson, captain sully sullenberger. why he thinks the san francisco layout could have played a role in the flight 214 crash. >>> despite the disaster, many claim flying remains one of the safest ways to travel. coming up, the reason you should not be scared the next time you fly.
Jul 12, 2013 12:00pm EDT
and federal agencies to be a i would like to thank president obama and his administration particularly the department of homeland security and the department of justice for the invaluable assistance boston received before, during and after this tragic event. preparedness training provided for the federal funding set a framework for multiple jurisdictions to work with one another in a highly effective manner. these agencies including the ems and medical personnel utilize the shield training, exercises and several tables of exercises to collaborate the area similar to those that occurred in the investigation to the importance of the training is best illustrated in the efficiency and success to be the trimmings and testing procedures revealed operational issues and allowed us to correct them prior to april 15th. the funding also provided highly trained analysts in the regional intelligence center critical to the department's daily decision making intelligence gathering deployment and information flow coordination and communicati
Jul 10, 2013 3:00am EDT
by the military on monday. another problem for the administration overseas, afghanistan. reports suggest including starting in the "new york times" on tuesday that president obama is frustrated now with president karzai and is considering a so-called zero option. that would mean a full withdrawal of all american troops by the end of 2014 more than has been anticipated. no forces left there. joining me from washington to talk about these two very big issues. peter baker the white house correspondent for the new york times and also from washington andrea mitchell the chief foreign afirs correspondent for nbc news and the host of the daily must-watch program andrea mitchell reports on m.s.-nbc and i am pleased to have them both here. andrea, let me start with you. on egypt the administration is facing some criticism for the policy that it's had. just take us through a little bit of the history and where you think the tougher choices have been in the period from the time in which it was clear that morsi was... may be forced out in the military decided that they were going to play an active role in get
Jul 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
played. would you agree though that president obama, since he took office, that he is increased the number of drone strikes that the bush administration was conducting once he took office and actually went -- [inaudible] than president bush did speak with i think there's very good things that president obama has done. i think there are things i strongly disagree that president obama has done. i particularly believed that the drone program has been an effective program. i don't know the program in great detail. there's an awful lot about it that is classified. i do know exactly the choices are made about who is targeted for attack and who isn't. but if you ask me in general, don't think the drone program is a good thing, i do and i think it's a necessary one. >> i would more just one of the program certain has escalated since president bush left office and -- >> yes, i don't want to get contentious but i do have one issue with it may be coming outt it from were i come at it, which is it was such a tremendous amount of concern in capturing terrorists and subjecting them to intensi
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